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Fri May 24, 2019, 08:11 PM

Inside Trump's hunt to fill one of the worst jobs in Washington

White House officials including acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney are pushing their favored candidates to become Donald Trumpís new point person on Capitol Hill ó an unenviable job that has become even more challenging as the presidentís relationship with Congress hits a new low.

The long-expected departure of Trumpís current legislative affairs director, Shahira Knight, immediately set off behind-the-scenes jockeying over her replacement. Trump, in turn, has been asking advisers who they think would be a good fit, but he hasnít yet become deeply engaged in the search, according to two White House officials.

The president is expected to interview three or four candidates as soon as next week, when he returns from Japan, one White House official said. Aides added that itís difficult to predict who Trump might choose because he does not have a close relationship with any of the candidates who have been recommended so far. One White House official said heíll likely pick the person he clicks with most during the interview process.

Candidates who have been recommended to Trump include: Eric Ueland, deputy director of the White House Domestic Policy Council and a former top Senate aide; Jonathan Slemrod, a former Office of Management and Budget official who now works downtown at Harbinger Strategies; Monica Popp, the former chief of staff to Texas Sen. John Cornyn; Ben Howard, the current deputy legislative affairs director and a former House staffer; and Tim Pataki, the current head of the White House Office of Public Liaison.


I would think any job working for Trump would suck.

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Fri May 24, 2019, 08:40 PM

1. Is Darth Vader not available?

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